Villafuerte patriarch, Bicol’s political kingpin, dies
The patriarch of the Villafuerte clan, one of the most powerful families in Camarines Sur, has passed away today.
CamSur Rep. Luis Raymund “LRay” Villafuerte, confirmed the passing of his father, former CamSur Governor Luis R. Villafuerte Sr.
“It is with great Pain and Sadness that I announce the demise of a loved and dear one, My Father, Luis R. Villafuerte Sr., one of the most Illustrious political leaders of our country,” he said.
The older Villafuerte passed away this morning at 12:35 am at St. Luke’s Medical Center – BGC, Taguig City.
“He was considered by many as the Political of Kingpin of the Bicol Region,” said the lawmaker.
“Highly respected by many for his intellectual prowess, creative thinking and out of the box ideas on anything. He was not only my mentor and idol but also to many,” he added.
Villafuerte said that his father continues to be their inspiration as he always motivated them to be the best at whatever they do.
“He was a genuine public servant and servant leader and will continue to inspire us and the future generation,” he said.
“WE LOVE YOU VERY MUCH AND YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED!”